Mandatory Training and Workforce Transformation
We work in partnership with local service commissioners to ensure we are developing staff to ensure we can meet future needs.
We have four new education contracts for nurses, midwives, pharmacists and allied health professionals. These have been developed in partnership with service commissioners and employers to ensure the current workforce is developed to meet future health need.
The following high level aims for workforce transformation have been agreed with stakeholders and:
- Respond to the Five Year Forward View and emerging national agendas;
- Support the development of multiprofessional integrated teams;
- Meet the needs of community and primary care confederations, partnerships and community interest companies;
- Support secondary care delivery in its areas of specialty and delivery of patients care closer to home.
The four education contracts are:
- Community and primary Care workforce development
- Advancing practice in acute and urgent care settings
- Improving access to psychological therapies
- Non-medical prescribing for nurses AHPs and pharmacists
Allocation of places.
Places are allocated in partnership with service commissioners and employers according to workforce transformation needs. Therefore if you wish to gain a place on any of these programmes you should discuss this in the first instance with your employer.
The timetable for the allocation of places for the 2016/17 academic year is set out below:
- HEE publishes investment plan for SW
- Indicative number of places calculated and allocated to local Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) according to the number of people they serve.
- Universities identify provisional course dates
- Universities develop demand collection spreadsheet which includes allocated numbers for each CCG
- HEE circulates spreadsheet to CCGs
- Each CCG contacts hospitals and other healthcare providers to determine level of demand
- Meetings held between CCGs and healthcare providers to prioritise and allocate places. These are facilitated by universities and HEE.
- Each CCG finalises its requirements and returns to HEE
- Universities finalise course sizes and locations
- HEE finalises budget for south west
- HEE and universities make any minor adjustments required by the final budget
- HEE circulates finalised delivery plans to CCGs
- CCG inform employers of final outcome
- Employers submit learners' names to universities
- Courses start and are delievered over the 2016/17 academic year.
This Page was last updated on: 6 November 2015